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Tipperary Comhairle na nÓg

  • Coordinator name: Pauline Strappe
  • Contact email: pauline.strappe@trys.ie
  • Address:
    C/O Deirdre Cox,
    Community and Economic Development,
    Tipperary County Council,
    Nenagh,
    Co. Tipperary
  • Tel: Deirdre: 0761065000   Pauline: 0504 23426 / 0504 23742 / 087 7726777
  • National Executive representative: Anna Powell
  • Twitter: @tippcomhairle
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2019
Tipperary Comhairle are focusing their work on the topic of Equality in 2019 and will be focusing on four key areas in relation to this:

Gender Equality:
A gender equality event is planned for May 2019 looking at combating stereotyping of careers. Career coaching will be part of this day

Inclusion
Working with Bridgewater House and Foróige on an inclusion project, running a play-day in summer 2019. 

LGBTQ+
An awareness-raising event is planned in Clonmel for September 2019. Promotion of services locally will play a huge part in this. 

Healthy Relationships
They will look at the link between education about healthy relationships and the combating of domestic violence. 

In April they were invited to Tipperary Council Chamber by CEO Joe MacGrath.

They will also continue to work on their ongoing topic of mental health. A music event is planned for summer 2019 to promote positive mental health and self-care. Social media platforms will be used to promote all the available mental health services.

 

2018
A snapshot of Tipperary Comhairle AGM 2018 with interviews from outgoing members and from participants on the day.

Tipperary Comhairle focused on the overall theme of children’s rights and the UNCRC in 2018.  The topic of mental health is an ongoing action, as voted by Comhairle members. Watch our video below to find out more about us…

Work already completed

in 2017 we focused on LGBTQ awareness & bullying as our primary topics. We also continued our work on the topic of mental health and hosted our third Let’s Go Mental event in Thurles – see video below which captures the essence of the day. We have been running this event annually since 2015 and the focus of the event is always on promoting positivity & the things we can all do to mind our own mental health: Connect, Be Aware, Give, Get Moving and Get Involved.

 

Health Promotion was our key topic for 2016, focusing on diet and wellness. We progressed our topic through the organisation of an event, and production of a workshop.

Tipperary Comhairle has been continuing its work on the topic of mental health since 2015. .

We hosted our #LetsGoMental2015 event in June 2015 – to read more and see some pics click here:

 

 

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